11 comments on “Why You Should Not jot at 12:01 AM in Bed with an Indelible Pen…

  1. HA! Maybe next time, you'd better get out of the bed…

  2. Diana Wilder says:

    First I have to wake up. And rinse the indelible ink from my palm and frantically check to see that the (rather expensive) down blankets aren't stained. (And stop laughing at myself…)

  3. Sharon Himsl says:

    Well, at least you got down something! Great idea though. Reminds me I need to put a notebook by my bed–with a pen that works (actually, I have better luck with pencils).

  4. Lara Lacombe says:

    That looks an awful lot like my notes from an 8 am class. They start out legible and nice, but disintegrate into squiggly lines at the end as I nodded off. Glad you got the idea down though!

  5. Silly me. I get up and turn the computer back on…save everything in draft. Ooohhh, you should see what I end up with sometimes. Fun post! Really enjoyed this one:)

  6. Diana Wilder says:

    Pencils are altogether more benign than indelible-ink-pens. Unless, that is, you manage to jam a newly sharpened one into some portion or other of your anatomy. It leaves a mark that is as indelible as a tattoo (not that I have a tattoo, but I do have a pencil mark on my heel that will serve to ID me if I ever wind up wandering along the street with amnesia. I only hope that I run into someone who has read this response and can say 'I know that woman! She has a tattoo mark on her heel from a pencil!)

  7. Diana Wilder says:

    I remember a calculus teacher (first thing in the morning, no less!) who would wait till a student nodded off and then yell HEY!!! You do realize that your squiggly notes will be worth something in future years, don't you?

  8. Diana Wilder says:

    Oh, my! It's good to see you back!

  9. Heather Musk says:

    Brilliant! I have my phone by my bed and have left myself memos on it. There are a lot of typos but I think I can just about get the gist of what I meant …

  10. Diana Wilder says:

    Now THAT's a great idea! No squiggles on a phone memo, just finger-fumbles, which are easier to figure out (sort of) though not as amusing. That's it. I'm keeping my phone by my bed! 😉

  11. Brandy says:

    So awesome! Thanks for posting this. I have done this many a time! It's always hilarious to wake up and see what it looks like in the morning. I'm passing on an award to you: Wonderful Team Member Readership Award. I chose to pass it on to the last 14 people who commented on my blog :)B.

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